Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne, Sampson, Johnston, and Wilson Counties Until 6:30 PM

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Severe Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
505 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Wayne County in central North Carolina…
Sampson County in central North Carolina…
Johnston County in central North Carolina…
Wilson County in central North Carolina…

* Until 630 PM EDT

* At 504 PM EDT, a line of damaging winds mixing south along the
western side of Michael were pushing sootheast along a line
extending from near Angier through Godwin to 8 miles south of
Fayetteville, moving east at 30 mph. This line of wind gusts has a
history of producing extensive wind damage to structures and
can persist for up to thirty minutes.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated and Emergency Management Reported.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Goldsboro, Smithfield, Clinton, Wilson, Clayton, Mount Olive,
Benson, Elm City, Fremont and Walnut Creek.


Straight line winds can blow down trees, power lines, and damage
mobile homes and other buildings. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure
until the storm has passed. Stay away from windows as flying debris
generated by damaging winds can be deadly.


A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for central North

LAT…LON 3475 7839 3499 7864 3520 7864 3534 7853
3552 7871 3571 7847 3582 7826 3573 7820
3586 7782 3583 7775 3568 7766 3557 7782
3518 7783 3515 7789 3519 7802 3519 7816
3490 7815 3474 7820 3471 7811 3455 7825
TIME…MOT…LOC 2104Z 253DEG 26KT 3553 7865 3524 7873 3496 7886





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